The table below looks at the statistics for DirectX skills in IT contracts advertised for the South Wales region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited DirectX over the 3 months to 1 October 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
1 Oct 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft DirectX
Rank - 75 -
Contract jobs citing DirectX 0 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales - 0.43% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 1.09% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 0
Median daily rate - £435 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £386 £375
% change year-on-year
+29.44% +3.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
DirectX
Wales

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in contract jobs advertised in the South Wales region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
South Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
141 274 164
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 25.82% 39.03% 28.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 101 215 129
Median daily rate £450 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £486 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 11 1
Median hourly rate - £21.00 £145.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -85.51%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%

DirectX
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South Wales region citing DirectX as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

DirectX Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

DirectX
Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing DirectX across the South Wales region.

DirectX Daily Rate Trend in South Wales